Andrés Gimeno, oldest French Open champion, dies at 82

Andrés Gimeno, the Spanish tennis player who became the oldest man to win the French Open in the professional era, has died

Gimeno was 34 years and 301 days old when he won the French Open in 1972, beating Patrick Proisy in the final.

He had made the Australian Open final three years earlier but lost to Rod Laver.

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